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Shuttered Margaritas makes way for adult milkshakes

The Portsmouth restaurateur behind the New Hampshire eateries, The Green Monkey and Brazo, has announced his plans for a 100-seat eatery that will feature grass-fed beef and adult milkshakes at the...

FedEx pencils in late August opening for Biddeford distribution center

FedEx has laid out a timetable and employment numbers for its new 265,000-square-foot southern Maine and eastern New Hampshire distribution center in Biddeford that once housed a Hostess Brands'...

Help wanted: Tyler, Wayfair and SaviLinx searching for 1,700 workers

James McCarthy |

The prospect of hiring up to 550 new workers over the next decade, including dozens of highly coveted software developers and IT specialists, isn't keeping Tyler Technologies' Christopher Hepburn and...

Craft coffee roasting heats up in Maine

Lori Valigra |

When Will and Kathleen Pratt started a micro-roasting coffee business in Portland's East Bayside neighborhood in 2012, the local coffee and food culture impressed them, but the locals...

Portland's largest ad agency joins Maine's growing ESOP roster

Jennifer Van Allen |

Like a lot of small business owners, The VIA Agency founder and Chairman John Coleman didn't relish the prospect of a giant out-of-state operator swallowing advertising agency he spent 23 years...

A lightbulb moment leads to the founding of True Course Yachting Inc.

Jennifer Van Allen |

While working as the general manager of a yacht club, Ben Davis had a lightbulb moment that launched his business, True Course Yachting Inc.

Casco Bay Steel purchases steel fabrication plant for $3M

Laurie Schreiber |

SOUTH PORTLAND — Casco Bay Steel Structures' $3 million purchase of the former Megquier & Jones steel fabrication plant, at 1156 Broadway, gives the company valuable railroad access to ship...

Shuttered Brunswick health care provider files for bankruptcy

Brunswick-based Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy almost two months after its abrupt closure left 180 without work and hundreds more of its clients without...

King, Collins urge Senate committee to aid VA medical facilities

Staff |

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King have joined a bipartisan coalition urging the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for 18 medical facilities in 12 states including a...

Portland officials greenlight $20M hotel and condo project

The city's planning board approved the construction of a six-story building that will include a 150-room hotel, 4,000-square-feet of space for a restaurant or retail location and 16 condominiums.